Phil Jackson had his dream job. He was back at Sierra, his alma mater, as the team's football coach and a teacher. He coached the Stallions to a 5-5 record in the fall, a sign of a possible turnaround. Then Monday he got a phone call. He was no longer a coach or teacher at the school. He was fired. Jackson, who has his jersey hanging in...
Highlights from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Pine Creek 41, Palmer Ridge 22
At Colby, Kan.: Pikes Peak region girls' basketball teams really like the Colby Tournament.
For the third consecutive season a team from the Pikes Peak region won the Kansas tournament, this time in an...
Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Pine Creek 5, Lewis-Palmer 4
At Colorado Sports Center: Zach Zimmerman scored two of his three goals in the second period and Conor Chmelka turned away 40 shots as Pine Creek held on to beat Lewis-Palmer in a Peak Conference game on Friday.
It was a scene that hadn't happened it quite a while, and that made it even sweeter for the St. Mary's players, coaches and fans.
The Pirates collectively stormed the court after knocking off rival CSCS - the top-ranked 3A team in the state - 51-49 in the Lions' den Friday night.
It was the first time the Pirates (7-4 overall, 6-0 3A...
If there's a wrestling stage too big and too daunting for Coronado's Jess Hankin and Discovery Canyon's Sam Turner, they certainly haven't heard of it. Regionals championships, state finals, national tournaments, they've won them all. Nothing though prepares them for what might happen. If things play out as the rankings suggest in the 15th...
The high school sports schedule for the Pikes Peak region for the week of Jan. 19-25.
Palmer at Heritage, 5 p.m.
Pueblo County at Air Academy at Sertich, 5:15 p.m.
Valor Christian vs. Coronado at Sertich, 7:15 p.m.
Colorado School for the Deaf & Blind at Pikes Peak Christian, 6:30...
It wasn't the prettiest win, but Jeff Beatty and Mesa Ridge took it.
Donned in pink uniforms, the Grizzlies fended off a third quarter rally to walk away with a 45-31 win over the Harrison Panthers.
The defending 4A state champions have struggled with finding a groove this season, and Thursday's game was no different.
Even when it seemed...
Rampart senior Donovan Oldham sat on his high school bleachers and looked onto the court. His Rams had lost to Pueblo West in basketball about a half-hour before and the gym was nearly empty now.
The 6-foot-4 forward was special on this night. He drove the paint at will in the second half, and even scored 10 successive points late in the...